Archive for 2014

Major changes to NIH and AHRQ grant resubmission policy that will make your life easier and better

Few things are as frustrating as writing a great grant that is not funded because the funding percentile is so low–and then having to figure out how to drastically revise it to meet the requirement of writing a “new” application. Effective now, that pain point is going away: As of April 17, 2014, the NIH and AHRQ no longer require new (A0) grant applications to demonstrate significant changes in scientific direction, even if the project was … Read More

Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., appointed associate vice president for basic research

Senior vice president for research Daniel M. Dorsa, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter G. Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D.,  as associate vice president for basic research. Dr. Barr-Gillespie has been with OHSU since 1999. After undergraduate studies at Reed College, Barr-Gillespie attended graduate school at the University of Washington, working with Joe Beavo; he received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 1988. From 1988 to 1993, he worked as a postdoc with Jim Hudspeth, first … Read More

Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research Symposium, May 13

The 6th Annual Jungers Center Symposium, “The Genetics and Genomics of Neuropsychiatric Diseases,” will be taking place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium. This year’s speakers include: James Lupski, M.D., Ph.D., from the Baylor College of Medicine, on “Merging human genetics and genomics: From genes to genomes, rare variants and clan genomics” Stephan Züchner, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Miami, on “From new tools to discovery: … Read More

Leading DOHaD researcher to give Research Week keynote, May 8

Chittaranjan Yajnik, M.D., FRCP, an international expert in the field of developmental origins of disease, has been invited by the School of Medicine Research Roadmap Task Force #6 and the Knight Cardiovascular Institute Center for Developmental Health to give a lecture during Research Week on Thursday, May 8, from 12 to 1 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Dr. Yajnik will lead us in a conversation about the rapidly rising epidemic of diabetes and non-communicable diseases in … Read More

School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series: Jeffrey Ebersole, Ph.D., April 29

For the fourth installment of the Dean’s Seminar Series, the School of Dentistry will host speaker Jeffrey Ebersole, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for research and graduate studies, Center for Oral Health Research, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.  Dr. Ebersole’s presentation will focus on “Macrophage Plasticity and Phenotypes Related to Periodontitis.” All are invited to attend this seminar starting a 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 in the School of Dentistry room 220/225. A … Read More

eCRIS User Group Meeting, April 28

Study coordinators and clinical researchers are invited to the first quarterly eCRIS user group meeting on Monday, April 28, 2014 from 3 to 4 p.m. in CHH 3rd floor room 1A/B. Participants will hear about upcoming enhancements to eCRIS, be able to provide feedback, and learn different approaches to handling pre-award activities in eCRIS. Refreshments will be provided. Questions? Contact eCRISSupport@ohsu.edu.

2014 Matarazzo Lecture: Fred H. Gage, Ph.D., May 5

The Department of Behavioral Neuroscience invites you to its 2014 Matarazzo Lecture and Reception featuring guest speaker Fred H. Gage, Ph.D., a professor at the Laboratory of Genetics at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies. This year’s lecture, “Mobile Elements: Generation of Behavioral and Evolutionary Diversity,” will be held at the Vey Conference Center on the 11th floor of the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital on Monday, May 5 at 1 p.m. The lecture will be directly followed … Read More

Save the date: Career networking night with OHSU alumni, May 6

Join more than 20 OHSU alumni for a special networking night focused on non-academic career paths for Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral fellows. Students, faculty, and postdocs are welcome to visit with OHSU alumni and learn from their experiences in career paths outside academia. Hors d’oeuvres and cold beverages provided. Career networking night Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Richard Jones Hall Atrium This OHSU Research Week event is sponsored by the School of … Read More

Multiple K12 junior faculty career development opportunities available

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research K12 Scholars Up to five K12 scholar opportunities are available for junior faculty conducting clinical, behavioral, health services, policy, public health, or applied research. This mentored career development program features three core elements: a didactic education in patient-centered outcomes research, an individualized experiential plan, and a significant, mentored research experience. To be eligible, scholars must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents and cannot be applying for or have received another … Read More

Students and Postdocs: Send in your ugliest data by April 25!

Do you have an unfortunate set of data? A photo of a lab “fail”? Or a particularly ugly figure? Now’s your chance to turn that ugly data into a new iPad Mini! During Student Day at OHSU Research Week, attendees will vote for the ugliest data. You no doubt have some ugly data in your notebooks or on your computer, and every field is bound to specialize in its own unique style of ugly. So … Read More

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